When is Dussehra 2022?

Dussehra 2022 is on Wednesday 5th Oct, 2022 (05/10/2022) in 1231 days

What is Dussehra?


The festival of Dussehra marks the triumph of Lord Rama over Demon king Ravana. It is also known as Vijayadashami, Dashain or Dasara. Rama killed Ravana on this day. Dussehra marks the end of the nine days of Navratri. It is celebrated on the tenth day.

People decorate the house and shop entrances with flower studded strings called “Torans” meaning Floral Gateways on this festival. At night effigies of Meghanad, Kumbhakaran and Ravana are stuffed with firecrackers and set alight.

Dates for Dussehra from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Dussehra is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 1969 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th in 1615 days
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th in 1231 days
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th in 876 days
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th in 521 days
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th in 138 days
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 215 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 599 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 953 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 1308 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 5, 2022
When? Starts in 1231 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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